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Friday, Jan. 29, 2010

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Breeder’s work rescues industry (Capital Press) Once thought to be a death knell for the West’s hazelnut industry, Eastern filbert blight is on the run, thanks to the efforts of an Oregon State University plant breeder. Mixed reaction to measures’ approval (Capital Press) Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences Dean and Experiment Station Director [...]

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Study: Big Northwest waves get bigger (MSNBC) Data from buoys off the Pacific Northwest coast found that since the mid-1970s the height of the biggest waves has increased on average by nearly four inches a year. That’s about 10 feet over that period. “The waves are getting larger,” said lead author Peter Ruggiero, an assistant [...]

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Voters okay tax measures; both pass easily in Benton County (Gazette-Times) Oregon State University President Ed Ray said despite passage of the measures, that state funding will continue to be an issue at all levels the next several years. Oregon State Professor of Economics Bill Jaeger will appear on OPB’s Think Out Loud this morning [...]

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

OSU study concludes coastal waves are bigger (KTVZ) An Oregon State University study says that maximum coastal wave heights in the Pacific Northwest have significantly grown in recent decades. (See also KCBY, the Oregonian and KVAL) Don’t forget to eat your greens (Science Centric) The age old reminder to always eat your greens isn’t just [...]

Monday, Jan. 25, 2010

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Scientists rethink how water moves in soil (UPI) The discovery that soil clings to the first rain after a dry summer upends nearly a century of thinking in soil science, Oregon State researchers said. Oregon university presidents take pay cuts (Oregonian) Oregon public university leaders and presidents have agreed to share some of the pain [...]

Friday, Jan. 22, 2010

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

“CrisisCamp” aims to provide remote help to Haiti (Oregonian) Portland co-working facility NedSpace and OSU’s Open Source Lab are rallying tech volunteers Saturday to help the relief and recovery efforts following Haiti’s earthquake. Beaver Nation Responds to Haiti Crises (OSU Football) “I thought I was going to have a few bags of donations to take [...]

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

OSU reinventing itself, president says (Oregonian) Oregon State University is going through a transformation, cutting and streamlining some services to cope with losses in state funding while it taps private donations and research grants to expand in other areas, said President Ed Ray in his State of the University address today. Treadmill Helps Horse Diagnosis [...]

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Recreational activities help curb obesity (UPI) Randy Rosenberger, an associate professor at Oregon State University, says some of the health issues that plague overweight and obese people can be alleviated by a stronger commitment to recreational opportunities. Dogs help truffle hunters find the ripest, most valuable specimens (Oregonian) Charles Lefevre, an OSU-trained mycologist, envisions a [...]

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Report: OSU professor says deforestation caused many deaths in Haiti quake (Oregonian) The Corvallis Gazette-Times has a provocative interview with Robert Yeats, professor emeritus in geoscience at Oregon State University, who said prior to this week’s devastating earthquake that Haiti was at risk for such a catastrophe. (See also Salem News) Employers seek well-spoken, problem-solving [...]

Friday, Jan. 15, 2010

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Oregon State launches solar research center (PV Society) A newly created signature research center at Oregon State University (OSU) could position the region as an international leader in solar cell innovation and manufacturing. OSU celebrates King (Gazette-Times) Oregon State University is celebrating the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with a host of [...]

 

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